Erik van 't Hof, 48, joins Maes & Lunau Executive Search as a Partner.
Erik will be focusing on executive search assignments for CEO/MD positions, functional board and management positions, as well as supervisory roles in practice areas including Industry, Energy/Utilities, Business Services, Aviation and Sports.
He studied Industrial Relations/HRM at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences). He began his career as an HRM manager at KLM Catering B.V. After several years he was appointed HRM Director within the international commercial division of KLM N.V. After joining Ahold N.V. he was seconded to Prague, Czech Republic, together with his family. At Ahold Central Europe he joined the executive board, where he was responsible for HRM. In 2007 Erik switched to one of the largest Dutch family-owned companies, Pon Holdings B.V., where professionalising HRM and strengthening family culture and values in a rapidly growing international business were key focal areas. In 2011 he joined the Executive Board of Pon Holdings B.V.
The ability to combine his extensive international HRM, leadership and consulting experience with a broad people network makes Erik highly suitable to join the world of executive search.
For further information see http://www.maeslunau.com/teams/erik-vant-hof.aspx
21 December 2015 – Penrhyn International today announced a further strategic expansion into Asia Pacific that sees the introduction of The People at Work, a regional executive search leader with offices in Singapore, Shanghai and Manila.
Established in 2000, The People at Work provide Executive Search and Talent Advisory services in the Asia Pacific, covering sectors such as Industrial, Automotive, Consumer, E-commerce, Healthcare, Logistics, Insurance, Financial Services, Infrastructure and Real Estate. It has a strong reputation and solid experience completing C-Suite and senior-level searches across different markets including Singapore, China, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Taiwan.
Penrhyn International Chair, Connie Adair, comments: “We are delighted to welcome The People at Work – their introduction is a significant addition to our global capabilities, extending the resources and access to talent we can provide to our international clients operating in Asia Pacific. Their depth of industry expertise, clear commitment to quality and global mindset represents a tremendous asset to Penrhyn in the region, as we continue to service increasingly diverse business flows in these markets”.
Joo-Lee Aw, Founder and Managing Partner is joined on The People at Work leadership team by Chong Lian Ong (Partner - Singapore) and Cesar Ginete (Partner - Philippines).
“Joining Penrhyn enables our clients to benefit from their established global footprint across major economic centres in Europe and the Americas,” said Joo-Lee. “We see a strong fit with Penrhyn with their culture of high quality members who are professionals deeply committed to providing their clients access to global market intelligence and world-class talents. We look forward to playing a significant role sharing market insights from the Asia region while broadening our global horizons and reach”.